Projects List

Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

The State of Alaska's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program is dedicated to: 1. Eliminating exposure to environmental tobacco smoke; 2. Identifying and eliminating disparities experienced by population groups relative to tobacco and its use; 3. Promoting...

Alaska's Community Health Improvement Program

Improving a community's health and quality of life is highly dependent on being well grounded in the community through community ownership, input and involvement. Alaska's Community Health Improvement Progarm provides assistance to communities in assessing th...

ANDVSA Primary Prevention Orientation

The ANDVSA Statewide Primary Prevention Orientation is a seven module training designed for prevention staff and AmeriCorps VISTA members at ANDVSA member programs. While the modules have been designed for member program use, it is open to anyone. The module...

Breathe Free Mat-Su

Breathe Free Mat-Su is a coalition of health advocates and concerned citizens working to improve the health of our community by eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, preventing youth initiation of tobacco use and promoting tobacco cessation.

Bullying Awareness and Prevention

Learn to recogize multiple forms of bullying behavior and respond on the organizational or individual level in specific ways that account for safety and effectiveness.

Community Water Fluoridation

AK HSS, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Dental Society and /or Alaska Dental Action Coalition provide evidence based studies and presentations to address and/or educate community leaders and community members on the value of community water fluo...

Get the Facts about Marijuana

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services manages this website focused on public health and behavioral health issues related to marijuana use. The State Legislature and other state agencies are still finalizing laws and regulations related to persona...

Green Dot Alaska

The Green Dot etc. strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention that targets all community members as potential bystanders, and seeks to engage them, through awareness, education, and skills-practice, in proactive behaviors that establish intole...

Green Dot Bystander Prevention Initiative - Central Kenai Peninsula

Green Dot is a bystander prevention program to help reduce interpersonal domestic violence, sexual assault. stalking, and child abuse. Kenai was chosen as one of 6 communities in the state to implement the Green Dot initiative. The curriculum is developed spe...

Green Dot Prince of Wales

Green Dot is a bystander prevention program to help reduce interpersonal domestic violence, sexual assault. stalking, and child abuse.

Healthy Alaskans 2020

Healthy Alaskans 2020 (HA2020) brings together partners from many sectors across the state to improve health and ensure health equity for all Alaskans. Led jointly by the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Alaska Native Tribal Health...

Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition

An active coalition of mental health care providers, educators, elected officials, clergy, law enforcement and criminal justice agencies, residents, community groups, and others working together to maintain community-wide suicide awareness in Juneau. The coali...

Kawerak Safety Patrol

Volunteers provide safety patrols during New Year’s, Iditarod, and PFD distribution to keep the community safe during times when people are likely to be consuming more alcohol than usual.

Kids Don't Float

A unique program designed to prevent drowning among Alaska’s children through education and community involvement.

LEAD/NABH

Leadership for Eliminating Alaskan Disparities: Nicotine Addiction in Behavioral Health subgroup works to spread awareness, education and resources which will help to eliminate the disparities in Alaska surrounding nicotine addiction/tobacco use in the behavio...

MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula

With over fifty organizations and numerous individuals participating, MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula (SKP) is guiding, informing, and promoting collaborative, collective impact efforts to improve our community health. MAPP of SKP has recently completed...

Nome Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program

1) To provide educational material on ways to help the people of the Nome area become more aware of the hazards of tobacco use. 2) To help people who smoke learn ways to stop their use

North Slope Borough's Baseline Community Health Analysis

In 2008, the NSB Health Department began this project to better understand the health issues facing North Slope communities in order to work effectively with communities on addressing community health issues most important to them and to help inform planning a...

Petersburg Tobacco Prevention and Control

Primarily focusing on policy changes in the community, businesses, services, institutions, federal, state and borough

Recover Alaska

The Recover Alaska is a year long journalistic investigation by the Anchorage Daily News to focus attention on the devastation of alcohol abuse upstream -- on prevention, public policy engagement, and communications -- to educate Alaskans about the extent of t...

Sexually Transmitted Disease Program - Chlamydia

Alaska’s HIV/STD program includes direct assistance to providers during outbreak situations; investigations to assure patients and partners receives a recommended treatment regimen; educational outreach to providers on latest testing strategies and standards o...

State of Alaska Infectious Disease program

Alaska's Infectious Disease Program is dedicated to prevention and controlling infectious disease by monitoring disease occurrence and severity, enforcing school and child care tuberculosis regulation, educating the public and health care professionals, collab...

When I am an Elder

When I am an Elder is a youth created and led media campaign that challenges communities to stop the cycle of violence. It was based on a poem written by a Bethel Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) member in 2001, which imagined a world without violence fo...